The Journal Register (Medina, NY)

February 13, 2013

Albion posts two wins; Medina splits

Staff Reports
Medina Journal-Register

Medina Journal-Register — Medina bested host Barker 34-24 and Albion downed visiting Roy-Hart 48-17 Monday in Niagara-Orleans League girls basketball action.

Albion kept the momentum going Tuesday edging past host Newfane 56-64 while Medina dropped a 53-28 decision at league leading Wilson.

Alba Perez had 19 points and 17 rebounds to lead the way for Medina in the win over Barker.

Breaking away from a 9-9- deadlock, Medina moved out to leads of 20-16 at the half and 30-18 at the three-quarter mark.

Albion 48

Roy-Hart 17

ALBION - Eboni Taylor scored a game high 17 points and Kelsee Soule added 11 and Chanyce Powell and Justice Nauden 10 each to lead Albion past Roy-Hart.

Taylor also had seven rebounds and four steals and Nauden six assists, four steals and four rebounds.

Albion jumped out to a 14-1 first quarter lead as Soule tallied seven in the early going.

Taylor followed up with seen in the second quartet to help boost the Purple Eagles advantage to 27-7 at the half.

Olivia Kelkenberg led Roy-Hart with eight.

Albion 56

Newfane 54

NEWFANE - A late three by Soule gave Albion a five point lead and two free throws by Nauden helped put a lock on the Purple Eagles slender 56-54 win over Newfane.

Taylor finished with a game high 27 points as Soule netted 12 and Nauden 11. Taylor also had seven rebounds and six assists and Soule eight rebounds.

Jessica Hambruch and Maddy Passuite each scored 16 for Newfane which slips to 10-3 and out of title contention.

Newfane led 26-20 at the half and 41-33 at the three-quarter mark.

However, Albion rallied with a 23-13 fourth quarter surge to claim the win as Taylor and Nauden both scored eight during that stretch.

“It was a great win,”Albion coach Lucian Price said. “The girls were really pumped.”

Albion improves to 8-5.

Wilson 53

Medina 28

WILSON - Putting a lock on outright possession of the N-O title, Wilson celebrated Senior Night by defeating Medina 53-28 as 12 players contributed to the point production.

Emily Laskher had nine points, seven rebounds and six steals; Jamie Curry eight points, seven steals, six rebounds and four assists; Kate Placek seven points, four rebounds and four steals and Gagnon six steals, four points and three assists to lead the way for Wilson which stays perfect at 12-0.

Perez scored nine, Abby Button seven and Tanisha Robinson six for Medina which slips to 8-5.

Wilson led 16-8 after one period and then broke the contest open with a 16-3 second period surge to move out to a 32-11 advantage.

Roy-Hart 49

Barker 39

MIDDLEPORT - Kelkenberg scored 24 and Becky Harnish 10 to lead Roy-Hart (4-9) past Barker (4-9).

 Caitlyn Mason scored 12 for Barker.

Trailing 35-33, Roy-Hart rallied with a big 16-4 fourth quarter scoring surge to claim the win.

Akron 31

CSAT 25

AKRON - Tobie Abrams scored 13 and Sada Hallet- Logan 10 to lead Akron (4-9) to a 31-25 victory over CSAT (1-11).